New England - Central Massachusetts & The Berkshires (PDF Chapter)

New England - Central Massachusetts & The Berkshires (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Central Massachusetts & the Berkshires chapter from Lonely Planet’s New England guidebook.

Artfully blending the cultural and cosmopolitan with the rural and rustic, the Pioneer Valley and the Berkshires offer a tantalizing mix of artistic offerings, leafy college towns, verdant hills and sweet farmland.

  • listen to the Boston Symphony as you picnic on the lawn at Tanglewood, Lenox’s legendary music festival
  • maps
  • ramble about the USA’s largest contemporary art museum, MASS MoCA
  • transport
  • watch an outdoor performance at one of the top summer dance festivals, at Jacob’s Pillow
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Central Massachusetts, Worcester, Sturbridge, Pioneer Valley, Springfield, Northampton, Amherst, Shelburne Falls, The Berkshires, Great Barrington & Around, Stockbridge, Lee, Lenox, Pittsfield, Williamstown, North Adams, Mt Greylock State Reservation.

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